Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 November 2016
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A Roman silver denarius coin depicting a crocodile and the legend AEGVPTO CAPTA. Reign of Augustus commemorating his victory in Egypt, 28-6 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, November 23). Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6077/denarius-of-augustus-with-crocodile/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6077/denarius-of-augustus-with-crocodile/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2016. Web. 23 Oct 2021.